Clinical Nurse (Secure Mental Health Rehabilitation Unit) Townsville QLD The Townsville Hospital and Health Service is the largest tertiary health service in northern Australia; we are responsible for the delivery of healthcare services, education and research within a region covering over 149,500km with a population of approximately 250,000 people.
We cover the continuum of healthcare services from advanced, highly specialised, tertiary-level healthcare at the main hospital to secondary and primary-level hospital and community healthcare across 20 facilities. The main facility is located adjacent to one of Queensland's leading tertiary institutions, James Cook University.
The Townsville Hospital and Health Service vision is one of excellence... to emerge the leader in health care, research and education for regional Australia. Job Type: Permanent Position Type: Part-time Location: Townsville region Contact Name: Kristin Waqanaviti Contact Number: 07 4433 3880 Closing Date: 18-MAY-21
Do you have what it takes to make a substantial contribution to our... vision?
Pursuing a vocation not merely an occupation? Excited to take the next step in your career mission? Passionate, committed and dedicated to your profession? Prepared to question and advocate for what is important? A person who meets challenges head on?
About your opportunity
The Clinical Nurse (CN) SMHRU position provides direct nursing care utilising clinical skills, education and support, encompassing purposeful evidenced based practice interventions to patients and clients, recognising safety of all. A key role is coordinating and supervising the care of all consumers provided be other members of both the nursing and the multidisciplinary team. The purpose of this role is to provide clinical expertise, education, leadership and support to nursing staff; utilising clinical skills, to provide patients within the unit quality patient care and the provision of best practice.
The Ideal Candidate will have:
Credentialed status with the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses (ACMHN). If not Credentialed with ACMHN or willingness to undertake and complete the requirements for certification as Credentialed Mental Health Nurse.
Generous remuneration package value up to $115,848 p.a. comprising salary range of $48.87 to $52.33 per hour (Nurse Grade 6, Band 1), 17.5% leave loading, 12.75 % employer contribution to superannuation. Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options, shift and locality allowances, corporate discounts, wellness programs and the EAP.
Why make the change? Our gorgeous weather promotes an outdoor lifestyle as the sun shines nearly all year round (320+ days/year). Enjoy the benefits of urban living without being trapped in a commuter nightmare of metropolitan traffic. Appreciate the country town `feel' and change your pace as you absorb the local tropical/coastal flow.
Living in Townsville, the largest regional centre in the North.
The city heart provides opportunity for boutique shopping, fine dining experiences, cultural events and a bustling nightlife. The Strand is Townsville's waterfront esplanade; take a stroll along the picturesque paths, do some shopping or attend the night markets, be spoilt for choice with alfresco dining options, sit and relax while the kids play at the water park or one of the family fun areas. Picnic and BBQ facilities are available, as well as gym equipment (including a rock climbing wall) and amenities. Swim in the man-made rockpool or the lifeguard monitored beaches. All with magnificent views of the jewel in Townsville's crown, Magnetic Island. A short, scenic ferry ride will get you there.
For a confidential discussion please contact Kristin Waqanaviti on 07 4433 3880. Applications close on Tuesday 18 May 2021.
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Clinical Nurse (Secure Mental Health Rehabilitation Unit) Townsville QLD Queensland Health - Townsville Hospital and Health Service Townsville QLD